The yachting capital of Turkey, Marmaris is a popular resort town that rests on one of the world’s largest harbours with a magnificent mountain backdrop. Truly a delight to the senses, Marmaris is an exciting destination where relaxation meets amusement. The true star of Marmaris are its long sandy beaches lined with resorts and boutique hotels. A popular destination, you will have the advantage of being on board a yacht, to explore more desolate areas to take a dip in the sea. Snorkel it’s crystal clear waters to discover the undersea world of that exists just off the coast of this pleasant town. With over 50 dive spots to choose from, you won’t run out of undersea spots to discover the beauty that exists just below sea level. Cruise into the phosphorus caves where you will explore another world of glistening natural wonder. Take a winding trip along the Dalyan River where you will discover the tombs of Kings of ancient Lycia unimaginably carved out of the rocky mountains above. Head inland into the jungle for and off-road trek on a jeep safari, which will lead you to some fabulous views, waterfalls and wildlife sighting.
Inland, you will find just as much to see and dp. The Marmaris Old Town is home to the Marmaris Castle, Marmaris Harbour and the Marina. The architecture of the historical center dates back to the Ottoman Empire of the 16th century. Stroll through the narrow cobbled streets and wooden buildings to be taken back in time to a more rustic era. Browse the Marmaris’ vast 15th-century Grand Bazaar and haggle for spices, trinkets, leather goods and clothing. Take a break from the bustle of the center to sample local delicacies such as lokma, a fried doughnut tossed in cinnamon and honey.
Cruising back to the port of Marmaris, you will find a bustling hub that is protected as a charming fishing village. The intoxicating allure and varied attractions of Marmaris makes it as beautiful as it is vibrant, ensuring pleasure and relaxation wherever visitors find themselves roaming.